RSV-SRV-0003 The report specification contains an error at line X, column Y’.
Validating or running a report displays the following
The report specs contain invalid syntax/information. In new releases, the validation has become stricter, so this message appears often on a report that worked in a previous release without a problem.
Cognos 8 Report Studio
Resolving the problem
- Get the report specs in Report Studio by clicking Tools->Copy report to clipboard, then pasting into a text editor. Disable line wrapping is not enabled so the line numbers will be correct
- Move to the specified line and column numbers to find out what the troublesum element is.
- Fix the problem element, if possible
- Copy the entire report specs and then in Report Studio: Tools->Open report from clipboard, to use the updated report specs.